Colombia 1865-B peso

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
Colombia 1865 peso rev DSLR.jpg

This specimen was minted in Bogotá, Colombia, in 1866. This type was minted at Bogotá and Popayán 1862-68 and is fairly available in circulated condition tho choice specimens are scarce.

Recorded mintage: 122,000 (most common date).

Specification: 25 g, .900 fine silver, .723 troy oz ASW, reeded edge, 37 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: KM 139.1.

Source:

  • Elizondo, Carlos A., Eight Reales and Pesos of the New World, San Antonio, TX: 1968.
  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • Restrepo, Jorge Emilio, Monedas de Colombia, 1619-2006, Medellin, Colombia: Impresiones Rojo, 2006.

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